General Volunteer Orientation:

  • May 18, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • June 15, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • July 20, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • August 17, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • October 19, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • November 16, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM
  • December 21, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 9:00 AM

Foster/Sitter/Fill-in Handler Orientation & Training (please make sure you have already submitted the online application).

This session will last approximately 4 hours:

  • (Sunday) April 28, 2019- PJF Training Academy @ 10:00 AM- If you have attended the Volunteer Orientation with Maggie, you may arrive at 10:30 AM.

 

**Dates/locations are subject to change**

KING/LOVE Litter (TTA- Module 6) - Mondays, 6:00 PM

  • May 6, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy- IN-CLASS SWAP
  • May 13, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • May 20, 2019- Walker Johnston Park (meet near skate park)
  • May 27, 2019- NO CLASS (Holiday)
  • June 3, 2019- Enabling Garden Park - 800 1st Ave S, Altoona (park on the east side of the Hy-Vee, small parking lot near 1st Ave S. & 10th St. SE)
  • June 10, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • June 17, 2019- Des Moines Dog Park (Riverwalk)- 1111 Illinois St. (park/meet on side by the river)- IN-CLASS SWAP
  • June 24, 2019- Pappajohn Sculpture Park- 1330 Grand Ave. (Western Gateway Parking info)
  • July 1, 2019-  Merle Hay Mall, meet near entrance between Panda Express and Lens Crafters
  • July 8, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy- 2 WEEK SWAP
  • July 15, 2019- Ewing Park- 1895 E McKinley Ave. (park near the blue playground equipment off of Harry Piper Pkwy.)
  • July 22, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • August 5, 2019- Hawkeye Park/Miracle Park- 400 NW Lakeshore Dr., Ankeny (meet near Lakeshore Center building) - IN-CLASS SWAP
  • August 12, 2019- Iowa State Fair- meet at Gate 10 (Fairgrounds Map)
  • August 19, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • August 26, 2019- Valley West Mall (Evaluation Week 2)- meet near information booth

MIKE Litter (Des Moines-SMA)- Thursdays, 7:30 PM

  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Homemakers (Evaluation Week 2)
  • ​**This class will move to Mondays at 7:30 when the next module starts on May 6th**

MIKE Litter (Cedar Rapids- SMA)- Thursdays, 7:00 PM

  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Lindale Mall, meet near mall entrance next to Hu Hot (Evaluation Week 2)
  • ​**This class will remain on the same day and time when the next module starts on May 6th**

NAN Litter (BNOC)- Thursdays, 6:00 PM

  • April 25, 2019- Sticks
  • May 2, 2019- Homemakers (Evaluation Week 2)
  • ​**This class will move to Thursdays at 7:30 when the next module starts on May 6th**

OBOE Litter (BNOC- Module 3)- Thursdays, 6:00 PM

  • May 9, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • May 16, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • May 23, 2019- Valley Junction Farmers Market- 137 5th St. WDM (meet at Railroad Park Salon near 5th & Railroad)
  • May 30, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • June 6, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • June 13, 2019- Des Moines Dog Park (Riverwalk)- 1111 Illinois St. (park/meet on side by the river)
  • June 20, 2019- Pappajohn Sculpture Park- 1330 Grand Ave. (Western Gateway Parking info) - IN-CLASS SWAP
  • June 27, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • July 4, 2019- NO CLASS (Holiday)
  • July 11, 2019- Lowe's- 1700 50th St., WDM- 2 WEEK SWAP
  • July 18, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • July 25, 2019- Ewing Park- 1895 E McKinley Ave. (park near the blue playground equipment off of Harry Piper Pkwy.)
  • August 1, 2015- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • August 8, 2019- Iowa State Fair (Fairgrounds Map) - IN-CLASS SWAP
  • August 15, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy (Evaluation Week 1)
  • August 22, 2019- Merle Hay Mall, meet near entrance between Panda Express and Lens Crafters (Evaluation Week 2)

PETER Litter (PBT/BT)- Wednesdays, 6:00 PM

  • April 24, 2019- Puppy Jake Foundation Training Academy
  • ​**This class will move to Tuesdays at 7:30 when the next module starts on May 6th**